Edmonton

Man charged in 2014 death of Indigenous woman in Edmonton's west end

Edmonton police have charged a 33-year-old man with second degree murder in the death Freda Goodrunning, found dead in Edmonton's west end on June 4, 2014.

Freda Goodrunning's body found in a storage shed at 174th Street and Stony Plain Road

Freda Goodrunning was a Cree woman from the Sunchild First Nation, west of Red Deer.

Edmonton police have charged a man with second-degree murder in the death of a woman in Edmonton's west end in 2014.

Freda Goodrunning was 35 when her body was found in a storage shed at 174th Street and Stony Plain Road on June 4, 2014. She died of blunt force trauma, police said.

A Cree woman from the Sunchild First Nation, Goodrunning had lived on the streets for the final four years of her life, according to police.

She had been married with six children, and was considered one of Alberta's unsolved cases of missing and murdered Indigenous women.

On Wednesday police arrested and charged a 33-year-old man with second degree murder and possession of an offensive weapon.

Goodrunning's death was Edmonton's 12th homicide of 2014.